UPDATE: Suspect taken to hospital following standoff on east side

Standoff situation on Van Buren Ave.

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man was rushed to the hospital after an hours-long standoff on the east side of Tucson Wednesday, May 22.

The Tucson Police Department said officers found the man unresponsive in a home in the 1800 block of South Van Buren Avenue, near South Craycroft Road and East 29th Street.

The incident began around 6:40 a.m. when officers responded to a domestic violence call.

A woman was able to escape from the suspect before he barricaded himself inside the home.

EAST-SIDE STANDOFF

WATCH: Tucson police are at a home in the 1800 block of South Van Buren Avenue because of a barricaded suspect. >> https://tucsonne.ws/2Qdy5fE

Posted by KOLD News 13 on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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